| May 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A crucial component of the Republican Party's assault on the Affordable Care Act always has been ignorance--that is, the promotion of ignorance about the ACA's benefits among the general population.
Now, from the consulting firm McKinsey & Co., comes...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Ralph Lauren was the guest of honor at a dinner hosted by Prince William at Windsor Castle on Tuesday. The prince is president of the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, which plans to open a new Ralph Lauren Centre for Breast Cancer Research thanks to a...
| May 11, 2014
| 12:47 AM
When Rosie Napravnik ventures to Pimlico Race Course to ride Bayern in Saturday's 139th running of the Preakness, the 26-year-old riding star can expect an emotional homecoming.
A familiar face will not be there to greet her. Trainer Dickie Small, who...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Monica Potter was at the center of one of television's most gut-wrenching storylines last year when her character battled breast cancer on the NBC drama "Parenthood."
Naturally, the emotional fallout from that plot was one of several focal points in...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:07 PM
"Parenthood's" Monica Potter dropped by the Los Angeles Times' office the other day and dished on the series' just-finished fifth season, along with providing a few thoughts on what she'd like to see happen when the show wraps next year.
| May 16, 2014
The story has been told so many times it's taken on a life of its own: Black-eyed Susans don't bloom in time for the Preakness, so the winning horse is instead draped with a blanket of yellow daisies whose centers have been painted so they look like...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:51 PM
70,000 Approximate number of people ages 15-39 who are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States
1.7 million The number of people diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society
| May 17, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Abby Fuller dreamed of being a jockey as a little girl in 1968, but at the time there were no women yet in horse racing.
Then came Barbara Jo Rubin, who became the first female jockey to win a race in 1969, giving Fuller hope for a future in the sport....
| May 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Finding examples of television series that promote positive social change isn't the challenge for the seventh annual Television Academy Honors, which take place June 1 in Beverly Hills. The difficult part is narrowing down the 120 to 130 submissions to...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. THE MONKEES The chance for all four members of The Monkees to reunite passed with the 2012 death of Davy Jones, meaning the last full U.S. tour of the......
| May 31, 2014
On Wednesday, just for a moment, my heart stopped. The same way it stopped when I heard that Toni Cade Bambara had breast cancer and when I heard that Nelson Mandela had passed away. It stopped the same way that my grandmother's heart stopped when she...